Cuttings book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/6/3/2
  • Dates of Creation
      5 Dec 1935-18 Feb 1936
  • Physical Description
      3 pieces: hardback volume and 2 loose pieces.

Scope and Content

Entitled "Red Night 1936". Contains cuttings, principally from local newspapers, relating to the play Red Night by James Landsdale Hodson in which RD played Private John Hardcastle and managed the production. These cuttings relate to productions of the play during its provincial tour in January-February 1936. Includes 2 loose pieces: 2 copies of the same extract from the Southport Visitor (14 January 1936) relating to the Southport production of the play.


A number of the reviews and other pieces dating from January 1936 have been mistakenly dated 1935 by RD.